Tag Archives: Parenting

Stereos, Surround Sound, and Signs – Getting Rid of the Bachelor Stereo System and Fighting Nostalgia

After much protests by Hot Hubbie and Thing 1 and thing 2, we have finally sold the old, bachelor stereo.  The stereo that Hot Hubbie brought into the marriage 15 years ago-he brought a stereo, I brought a wok. The … Continue reading

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Make-up Malfunctions

I feel old.  And when I look in the mirror, the dark circles under my eyes don’t lie.  Neither do the worry-lines or the wrinkles.  And so the tube of under-eye concealer has become my best friend…usually. That is, until … Continue reading

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Chore Charts are Bore Charts-Our New Method for the Family Chore Chart

We are in the middle of our summer vacation.  Only 5 more weeks until the kiddos head back to school.  It is always amazing to me how quickly they get accustomed to sleeping in! And I am always torn between … Continue reading

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Celebrating My Birthday, Unemployment Style.

Today is my Birthday!!  Yea! (well, sorta) It is the 4th birthday I have celebrated since we became unemployed.  This is getting REALLY OLD!  (Have I said that before?) So I should be an old pro at saving money on … Continue reading

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